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" The distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next is called the wavelength. "
Creative Techniques for Color Photography
by Bobbi Lane - 2003 - 125 pages
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Report of the Annual Meeting

British Association for the Advancement of Science - Science - 1845
...as the period of one complete oscillation. The velocity of the wave of the second order, the lenyth from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next, or from hollow to hollow, and the time of passing from one crest to another, called the period of the...
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Elementary text-book of physics

Joseph David Everett - 1877
...Thus, if a number of , similar waves are traversing a sheet of water, the distance, in a straight line, from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next is a wave-length. 367. Relation between Velocity, Wavelength, and Period. The number of waves that...
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Easy lessons in light. (Easy lessons in sci.).

Frances Emily Awdry - 1880
...depressions at precisely equal distances from each other, but with less and less differences of level. 73. The distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next is called the wave length. If we knew the wave length and the number of strokes Fig. 29. upon the water...
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Introductory Course of Natural Philosophy: For the Use of High Schools and ...

Adolphe Ganot, Levi Sumner Burbank, James Irvin Hanson - Physics - 1881 - 530 pages
...supposed to pass in the direction A B. The distances b' d and c' d' are called wave-lengths. o that is, from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next. The distances W',J'f", c' c", and d' d" represent amplitudes of vibration. Through these distances...
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Fermentation, infection and immunity

James Wharton McLaughlin - 1892 - 240 pages
...trough, and amplitude. The crest is the top, and the trough is the bottom of the wave, amplitude is the distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next (nearest) wave. Now it is a matter of common observation that water waves may be influenced in certain...
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Light Visible and Invisible: A Series of Lectures Delivered at the Royal ...

Silvanus Phillips Thompson - Infrared radiation - 1897 - 294 pages
...don't find, if you go round to the 1 Note that the scientific term " wave-length " means the length from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next. This, on the sea, may be 50 feet or more. In the case of ripples on a pond, it may be but an inch or...
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Optics: A Manual for Students

Archibald Stanley Percival - Light - 1899 - 403 pages
...given particle occupies in going through the complete cycle of changes that constitutes one undulation, from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next. The period (T) is therefore the reciprocal of the wave frequency, so the frequency may be denoted by...
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British Journal of Photography, Volume 51; Volume 54

1907
...so that the spectrum corresponds to a scale of different length waves. The length of a light wave is the distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next. The following diagram gives a simple arrangement of the spectrum, the numbers representing the length...
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Physiography for High Schools, Volume 1

Albert Llewellyn Arey, Frank Laverne Bryant, William Wallace Clendenin, William Thomas Morrey - Physical geography - 1911 - 450 pages
...enters in front and leaves on the back of the wave. Height and Length of Waves. The horizontal distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next is the length, and the vertical distance between the crest and the bottom of the trough is the height...
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Heat; a Manual for Technical and Industrial Students

John Arthur Randall - Heat - 1913 - 331 pages
...has been estimated as less than 20 per cent under the most favorable conditions. The wave length is the distance from the crest of one wave to the crest of the next wave. This length is the same as the distance between the similar parts of any two adjacent waves....
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